Venezuelan president lashes out at Canada, Donald Trump over post-election scepticism

Venezuelan president lashes out at Canada, Donald Trump over post-election scepticism

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump and the Canadian government on Tuesday  during a new conference where he defendedVenezuela‘s “secure” election system. Related posts: Stephen Harper convinced Trump not bluffing about pulling the plug on...
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Despite his claim, Donald Trump has not called every fallen soldier’s family

Despite his claim, Donald Trump has not called every fallen soldier’s family

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has pulled bereaved military families into a painful political fight of his own making, going so far Tuesday as to cite the death of his chief of staff’s son in Afghanistan to question whether Barack...
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Charges contemplated for California man in fatal cyclist accident on Mount Royal

Charges contemplated for California man in fatal cyclist accident on Mount Royal

Police told Global News they made a mistake when they announced charges would be laid against a 59-year-old man who was involved in the crash that killed 18-year-old cyclist Clement Ouimet on Mount Royal Oct. 4.READ MORE: ‘He was always smiling’:...
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ISIS completely driven out of their Syrian capital Raqqa

ISIS completely driven out of their Syrian capital Raqqa

A commander with the U.S.-backed Syrian forces battling the Islamic State says the city of Raqqa has been liberated from ISIS militants and combing operations are underway to clear the city of landmines and extremist sleeper cells.Brig. Gen. Talal Sillo told...
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Taliban suicide attack on Afghanistan police training centre kills at least 14

Taliban suicide attack on Afghanistan police training centre kills at least 14

A Taliban attack on a police training centre in Afghanistan’s eastern Paktia province has killed at least 14 people, including civilians, according to an Afghan health official.Health Ministry spokesman Waheed Majroo says that dozens were also wounded in the...
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Donald Trump claims predecessors didn’t honour fallen, prompts angry response

Donald Trump claims predecessors didn’t honour fallen, prompts angry response

WASHINGTON – For U.S. presidents, meeting the families of military personnel killed in war is about as wrenching as the presidency gets. President Donald Trump‘s suggestion Monday that his predecessors fell short in that duty brought a visceral reaction fr...
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U.S. asks Canada to end dairy, poultry trade barriers, even as it puts up its own

U.S. asks Canada to end dairy, poultry trade barriers, even as it puts up its own

The United States has lit the fuse on one of Canada’s most politically explosive trade issues, asking in NAFTA talks for an end to the supply management system for dairy, chicken, eggs and turkey within the next decade.With that demand, the U.S....
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Bombardier sells majority stake in CSeries program to European Airbus

Bombardier sells majority stake in CSeries program to European Airbus

European aircraft giant Airbus Group is buying a majority stake in Bombardier’s CSeries program.The two aircraft manufacturers announced the partnership Monday evening, weeks after the United States announced 300 per cent preliminary duties on exports of the...
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Donald Trump’s campaign subpoenaed for sex assault records in Summer Zervos suit

Donald Trump’s campaign subpoenaed for sex assault records in Summer Zervos suit

President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has been subpoenaed for records related to past sexual assault allegations against Trump charges the president on Monday dismissed as “made-up stuff.”Lawyers for Summer Zervos, a former contestant on “Th...
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Catalonia’s president still doesn’t clarify independence after deadline passes

Catalonia’s president still doesn’t clarify independence after deadline passes

A Monday morning deadline came and went without the president of the Catalonia region clarifying whether he had declared independence from Spain, and the Spanish government says he now has until Thursday to backtrack on any steps the region has...
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Iraqi troops clash with Kurds in effort to gain control of oil-rich Kirkuk

Iraqi troops clash with Kurds in effort to gain control of oil-rich Kirkuk

Iraqi Kurdish officials said early Monday that federal forces and state-backed militias have launched a “major, multi-pronged” attack aimed at retaking the disputed northern city of Kirkuk, causing “lots of casualties” in fighting south of the city.Kur...
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